181023. Fairbairn College matric students get ready to write their first exam paper, English Home Language Paper 1. Picture Courtney Africa/African News Agency(ANA)

COVID-19 Positive Learners Will be Able to Write Matric Exams

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the Department of Health have agreed on special Health Protocols to accommodate learners who have tested positive for Covid-19.

Learners who have tested positive for Covid-19 will be allowed to write their matric examinations in isolation under strict health protocols as stipulated by the National Department of Health.

A media release from the DBE and a circular from the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) are available for download below.

DBE Media Release Exams
IEB Circular Exams